The purposes of this subchapter are—
to authorize the Secretary to cooperate between and among the States, Federal agencies, private organizations, and corporations, and individuals, as appropriate, in the management of the Recreation Area and to help stimulate the development of the surrounding region and extend the beneficial results as widely as practicable; and
to provide for the smooth and equitable transfer of jurisdiction from the Tennessee Valley Authority to the Secretary.
(Pub. L. 105–277, div. A, § 101(e) [title V, § 503], Oct. 21, 1998, 112 Stat. 2681–231, 2681–311.)